Tim Palmer is a professor of film studies at UNCW and an acclaimed author. His latest publication is Directory of World Cinema: France. He’ll host a book launch on Sunday from 5-7pm at Pomegranate Books, 4418 Park Avenue, Wilmington.
Forward Motion founder/choreographer/dancer Tracey Varga and cellist/composer Jude Eden told us about the program featuring a new piece to the music of the late William “Paco” Strickland and his Fabulous Flying Flamenco Brothers, and a new work performed to live music composed and played by Jude Eden.
Performances are at 8pm, tonight, Friday and Saturday at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Art Center. Tickets available at 910-341-7860.
Maggie Earley is a master quilter who creates vivid works of art. Her exhibit, Quilting Outside the Blocks, will be featured in our MC Erny Gallery for a month, starting with a Fourth Friday Gallery Night reception, this Friday from 6 to 9pm
Jimmy Pierce, Director of the non-profit Kids Making It, told us all about The Hippie Ball! This is “the best party of the summer” by all accounts, and features music by Steady Eddie, catering by Bon Appetit, live and silent auctions. It’s Saturday night from 6:30 until…at the Brooklyn Arts Center. Tickets are $45, available through Etix.
Soprano and actress Sophie Amelkin is giving a duet recital with her friend and colleague Heather Bobeck on Saturday at 7pm at Little Chapel on the Boardwalk, Wrightsville Beach. Pianist Joseph Hughes is also on the program. Sophie and Heather are hoping to raise funds for their upcoming graduate studies.
Georgia Mastroieni and Kirah Van Sickle tell us about the summer arts classes and workshops for all ages at Cameron Art Museum. For more information, visit CameronArtMuseum.com or call 910-395-5999 and ask for Keith.
David T. Loudermilk directs and choreographs Disney’s High School Musical for Thalian Association Children’s Theatre. The show runs Thursday and Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 3pm and 7pm, and Sunday at 3pm at the Hannah Block Historic USO at 2nd and Orange. Tickets are $12, available by calling 910-251-1788. For more information, visit Thalian.org